June 18, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

United Way grant helps Charlotte adults earn GED

The United Way of Charlotte County recently presented the Charlotte County Public Schools Adult Learning Center with a sponsorship for $5,480.  More...

BPW elects new slate of officers

Holly Selders, a mortgage loan specialist with Charlotte State Bank & Trust, has been elected president of the Business and Professional Women of Charlotte County, or BPW. Ms. More...

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Business News

RENT RISING

Big increases in monthly payments have hit some tenants hard

In a tight Southwest Florida rental market, landlords have raised rents sharply, shocking even some loyal tenants, and making the idea of buying a home look more attractive.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Sometimes, it’s better to do it yourself

I feel very fortunate to be married to my amazing wife, Robin, especially as I know that there are little things about me that tend to annoy her. More...

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Golden Touch Physical Therapy offers free screenings for seniors with balance issues

Physical therapy is not a “one size fits all” proposition. No one knows that better than physical therapist Beth Lindsey. More...

Inside the Seakwood legacy: A love story without end

Every morning, Herbert Seakwood gets up and asks, “Where’s my bride?”  When he finds her — his wife, Adeline — he asks, “Honey, have I told you that I love you today?”  More...

Free resource provides critical assistance to Charlotte residents with hearing loss

Florida Telecommunications Relay Inc., or FTRI, the nonprofit distributor of amplified telephones for people with hearing loss and speech challenges, is offering an innovative new amplified telephone at no cost to local residents with hearing loss.&n More...

Charlotte educators establish scholarship endowment at FSW

The Charlotte County Retired Educators Association has established a $50,000 scholarship endowment for Charlotte County students of Florida SouthWestern State College pursuing an education degree.  The Charlotte County Retired Educators Associat More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

300 Caicos Drive, Punta Gorda

This customized three-bedroom, two-bath waterfront home in Punta Gorda Isles by MasterBuilders offers quick boating access to Charlotte Harbor and is within walking distance of Fishermen’s Village and downtown Punta Gorda.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

From stage to screen

You’re sitting in your family room, watching “Graceland” on cable TV.  On the screen, FBI agent Rick Cranston is seated at a conference table, being especially hostile and argumentative. More...

Visual Arts Center presents ‘In The Wild’ and ‘Different Views’ exhibits

Two exhibits are on display at the galleries of the Visual Arts Center through June 25.  More...

‘Law & Order’: An actor’s best friend

“I happen to be quite possibly the worst lawyer in the history of television, because I always lose,” says J. More...